Netherlands’ Patrick van der Meer & Zippo Win Mechelen CDI4* Grand Prix for 1st Victory in 2 Years

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Patrick van der Meer and Zippo. File photo. © Ken Braddck/dressage-news.com

MECHELEN, Belgium, Dec. 27, 2017–The Patrick van der Meer and Zippo won the CDI4* Grand Prix Wednesday, the the first victory in two years for the Dutch pair and coming at the last international dressage show of 2017.

Patrick and the 13-year-old KWPN gelding scored 72.720 per cent for the win. The duo’s previous victory was at this same show in 2015.

Patrick and Zippo began their Big Tour career 4 1/2 years ago and this year was on the Netherlands team at the European Championships after competing in the Nations Cups in Compiègne, France and at Aachen, Germany.

Jorinde Verwimp of Belgium and Tiamo placed second on 70.900 per cent with the Netherlands’ Danielle Heijkoop on Badari third on 70.340 per cent.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix

Judges–E: P. Holler-GER H: F. Leyman-BEL-C: R. Saleh-FRA M: S. Baarup-DEN B: J. van Daele-BEL

RANK HNR COMPETITOR NAT. E H C M B TOTAL

Placed competitors

1. 623 Zippo Patrick van der Meer NED 73.900 % 73.700 % 71.700 % 72.300 % 72.000 % 72.720
€2,200
chest / 13y. / G / KWPN / Rousseau / Haarlem / 103NA98 / Trainingsstal De Hoeve (1.) (1.) (1.) (1.) (1.)
2. 620 Tiamo Jorinde Verwimp BEL 72.000 % 71.600 % 69.300 % 70.200 % 71.400 % 70.900
1,600
bay / 17y. / G / KWPN / Lester / Hemmingway / 103CA97 / Verwimp (dressuurstal) (2.) (4.) (2.) (3.) (2.)
3. 601 Badari Danielle Heijkoop NED 71.400 % 73.300 % 67.400 % 70.100 % 69.500 % 70.340
1,300
bay / 11y. / G / KWPN / Gribaldi / Damocles / 103YY14 / D. Heijkoop (3.) (2.) (9.) (4.) (5.)
4. 600 Aranco V Isabel Cool BEL 70.200 % 72.500 % 68.600 % 69.100 % 69.900 % 70.060 
950
bay / 12y. / S / KWPN / Ferro / G.Ramiro Z / 104EN27 / Isabel Cool (4.) (3.) (5.) (9.) (3.)
5. 609 Fil Rouge Laurence Roos BEL 69.800 % 69.700 % 68.600 % 70.900 % 69.700 % 69.740 
525
dbay / 12y. / S / BWP / Stedinger / Argentinus / 102NO69 / Laurence Roos (6.) (6.) (5.) (2.) (4.)
6. 621 Zephyr Adelinde Cornelissen NED 69.900 % 69.800 % 69.200 % 69.800 % 68.900 % 69.520 
400
bay / 13y. / G / KWPN / Jazz / Farmer / 103VM89 / W.P.J. Cornelissen (5.) (5.) (3.) (6.) (9.)
7. 617 Royal Rubinstein David Engelen BEL 69.800 % 68.800 % 68.800 % 69.800 % 69.500 % 69.340 
300
bay / 12y. / S / HANN / Rubin-Royal / Sao Paulo / 103ZK84 / David Engelen (6.) (8.) (4.) (6.) (5.)
8. 619 Star Wars Bertrand Liegard FRA 68.300 % 69.500 % 67.700 % 70.100 % 69.000 % 68.920 
225
dbay / 15y. / G / SCSL / Show Star / Rosenkavalier / 103GH88 / Liegard Bertrand (9.) (7.) (8.) (4.) (8.)

Total: €7,500

Other, non-placed competitors

9. 613 May-Day Graftebjerg Carina Cassoe Krüth DEN 69.300 % 67.000 % 65.800 % 68.200 % 69.200 % 67.900 
bay / 14y. / M / DWB / Dream Of Heidelberg / 105VA49 / Arne Bjerg-Nielsen (8.) (11.) (11.) (10.) (7.)
10. 616 Ramoneur 6 Tanya Seymour RSA 67.500 % 66.900 % 66.900 % 69.200 % 67.300 % 67.560 
dchst / 15y. / S / OLDBG / Rohdiamant / Alabaster / 102XN43 / Tanya Seymour (10.) (12.) (10.) (8.) (10.)
11. 614 One Night Stand Fie Christine Skarsoe LUX 65.000 % 67.200 % 67.800 % 62.700 % 62.900 % 65.120 
16y. / G / KWPN / Olivi / Ferro / 102XK84 / Skarsoe Fie Christine (11.) (10.) (7.) (12.) (12.)
12. 622 Zingaro Apple Marieke van der Putten NED 61.100 % 68.300 % 62.800 % 64.400 % 67.200 % 64.760 
bay / 13y. / G / KWPN / Painted Black / Renevo / 105JT40 / S.S. van Maaswaal-Korver (13.) (9.) (12.) (11.) (11.)
13. 607 Dorina Roberto Brenna ITA 65.000 % 65.600 % 62.400 % 62.000 % 62.600 % 63.520 
bay / 13y. / M / OLDBG / Dr. Doolittle / Rubino Rosso / 105QV70 / Craxi Alessandra (11.) (13.) (13.) (13.) (13.)